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Exclusive: Food Stamp Recipients
Outnumber Populations of
24 States Combined

Breitbart´s Big Government, by Wynton Hall

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 11/23/2012 4:54:43 PM

An analysis by Breitbart News has found that the number of individuals on food stamps now exceeds the combined populations of 24 states and the District of Columbia. In November, the U.S. Department of Agriculture reported that a record 47,102,780 individuals receive food stamps. {Snip) Since January 2009, the number of individuals on food stamps has skyrocketed from 31.9 million to the current record high 47.1 million. By comparison, in 1969 just 2.8 million Americans received food stamps. Also benefiting from the rapid rise in food stamps are companies like JP Morgan who

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Knowing this, the GOP still lost the election to the White House. Time to clean our house, especially the RINO´s who just want to have their perks, like UNION bosses.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Keekng, 11/23/2012 5:36:01 PM     (No. 9031001)

Performers are losing the battle.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: trapper, 11/23/2012 5:47:58 PM     (No. 9031010)

FTA: "A recent report by the Government Accountability Institute found that since 2004, JP Morgan´s 24 state EBT contracts have totaled at least $560,492,596.02."

Follow the money.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: jgat, 11/23/2012 6:38:46 PM     (No. 9031043)

The money of our grandchildren bought Obama a second term!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: pc504, 11/23/2012 7:38:12 PM     (No. 9031085)

They out to go back to the old way where you went down to the welfare office and picked up surplus commodities. My dad told me that the food program started during World War II when the armed forces saw too many people coming in that were to small do to malnutrition.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: CEP, 11/23/2012 7:53:19 PM     (No. 9031103)

OMG, that is too much. We are indeed a welfare country now, we can no longer go this route. So basically one half the country is subsidizing the other half.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Elvira, 11/23/2012 8:57:48 PM     (No. 9031155)

Yep, and in the past six months four close relatives have been laid off... sister-in-law after twenty eight years from Lockheed Martin. Don´t think they´re all looking for handouts. Two weeks ago it was between my husband and a co-worker, husband is still working, for now. It´s getting rampant where people are being put on part-time status so employers don´t have to pay health benes.

Coming soon..... to a home near you.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: FormerDem, 11/23/2012 9:52:20 PM     (No. 9031194)

I am not against food stamp recipients; it happens to people sometimes, and this hard attitude could cost the GOP the votes of reasonable people who went through a bit of hard times, forever. Who wants to be with this hard crowd that apparently has no understanding that people go through difficult moments? This hard, harsh line of talk is politically so incredibly stupid that I wonder if we have been infiltrated by Donk operatives. Listen. Things happen.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: hamrman, 11/23/2012 10:04:25 PM     (No. 9031207)

Shameful!!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 11/23/2012 11:28:28 PM     (No. 9031243)

Maybe they should start with the federal welfare sitting in Congress.

How many of those on food stamps are there simply because they have multiple children by multiple fathers vs those that are unemployed, underemployed, or elderly ?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Twiggy, 11/24/2012 2:20:25 AM     (No. 9031320)

They have made the whole concept of using food stamps far to easy for fraud. People should have to go to the Welfare Office once a month and stand in line to pick up their tickets. Also the school and summer food programs should be cut back. If parents are getting food stamps, why should the schools be feeding their kids during the day. Pack a lunch. They throw out more food at schools than the kids eat. There certainly are more efficient ways to run the program than what the government is doing. I´m sure there are many people using food stamps that don´t even qualify.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: toodles3956, 11/24/2012 5:53:29 AM     (No. 9031391)

#9 Great post and sadly so, so true. Those with a temporary problem will eventually get off the program. The others and their offspring will be there forever.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Wetlandz, 11/24/2012 9:51:10 AM     (No. 9031695)

You can´t weigh an honest vote against an uninformed dependent one.

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